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Meet the 2018 Orientation Coordinators

We’re excited to introduce Melanie Gagnon and Abhira Srikantha to all of Michener’s incoming students. These second and third-year students are organizing this year’s activities and are your guides to Orientation 2018. Find out what Melanie and Abhira are looking forward to most at Orientation, their best advice for new Michener students and their hidden talents.…

Behind the Scenes with Michener’s Convocation Team

There’s a feeling of excitement, anticipation and pride in the air at the TELUS Centre for the Performing Arts as graduates and their guests arrive for Michener’s 2018 Convocation. Among all the chatting and hugs between graduates, you would never know about the activity happening behind the scenes to make the ceremony run smoothly. This…

Annual Working with Seniors Day empowers future health care professionals

On May 10, 2018, Michener hosted its fifth annual Working with Seniors simulation day. Following its introduction in 2014, the school has now incorporated the program into its curriculum so that all students enter their chosen career fields with basic competencies in supporting older patients within a health care setting. Working with Seniors is made…

Meet Michener’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2018

Sam Gennidakis always knew he was built to help others. Even before becoming a respiratory therapy student at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, he had already completed three degrees and pursued a number of career paths including teaching, charity work and a year in culinary school. As Michener’s 2018 valedictorian, Sam is eager…

Big Ideas: Privacy controls must be placed back into the hands of the individual

This article originally appeared as an opinion piece in the Globe & Mail. It can be accessed online by clicking here. How is it that our personal information is so vulnerable to cyberattacks? One attack can expose millions of personal data records, but we are also vulnerable to the privacy policies of the organizations that house…

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